Dr. Alex Billioux Resigns Post as LDH Assistant Secretary

Dr. Alex Billioux, assistant secretary for the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Public Health, is resigning the position at the end of the month.

In a letter to the Louisiana Department of Health, he cited personal reasons for leaving, specifically that of prioritizing time spent with family.

Billioux has served as an often quoted public health authority during the State of Louisiana’s battle with keeping the coronavirus controlled.